Melbourne Bays Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip HeadsLow Fri 04:06 EST (0.4m)
High Fri 11:37 EST (1.5m)
Low Fri 16:50 EST (0.9m)
High Fri 23:17 EST (1.4m)
Tides for GeelongLow Fri 08:39 EST (0.3m)
High Fri 15:18 EST (1.0m)
Low Fri 21:14 EST (0.6m)
High Sat 02:20 EST (1.0m)
Tides for MelbourneLow Fri 08:04 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 15:09 EST (0.9m)
Low Fri 20:39 EST (0.6m)
High Sat 01:49 EST (0.9m)
forecast windsFriday: NW/N 20 kts
Saturday: N increasing 20/30 kts
Sunday: NW 15/25 kts
Thursday: Westerly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Friday: Westerly 15/20 knots easing to 10/15 knots in the morning then turning northwest to northerly in the late afternoon and reaching 20 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the south later in the evening. Outlook Saturday: Northerly increasing to 20/30 knots before dawn then tending west to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the morning then easing to around 15 knots in the afternoon and tending northwest to westerly by evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Monday: West to northwesterly 20/25 knots turning southwesterly 15/25 knots during the morning then tending westerly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening.Issued Thu 22:45 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Not available.
most recent warnings
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.